However, of greater impact was that the Massachusetts Government Act placed all appointments to positions in the colonial government in the hands of the colonial governor or the king.
One of the Coercive Acts of 1774, the Boston Port Act, closed
Boston Harbor until the East India Company could be compensated for
its cargo lost in the Boston Tea Party (1873).
However, of greater impact was that the Massachusetts Government
Act placed all appointments to positions in the colonial government
in the hands of the colonial governor or the king.
To punish colonists for the Boston Tea Party.
For the Boston Tea Party
The British had closed Boston Harbor.
They were written as a response to the Boston Tea Party, to punish the colonists for rebellious actions.
To punish Boston
the coercive acts/intolerable acts. they are the same thing... but they were so intolerable the the colonists nicknamed them the intolerable acts
The Coercive Acts were made specifically to punish Boston.
To punish the colonies for the Boston tea party.
To punish Massachusetts for the Boston Tea Party.
The British Parliement passed the Coercive Acts in 1774 in order to punish Bostonians for the recent Boston Tea Party, and then in an attempt to control the rebellious colonists.
To punish Bostontonians (people in Boston) for the Boston Tea Party
The Intolerable Acts were punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party. The laws were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in the Tea Party protest in reaction to changes in taxation by the British Government. In Great Britain, these laws were referred to as the Coercive Acts.
Britain enacted Coercive Acts on the Massachusetts colonists as a punishment for throwing a large shipment of tea into Boston harbor. The colonists referred to the laws as Intolerable Acts.
The Coercive Acts
Parliament passed the Coercive Acts to punish Massachusetts.
The Coercive Acts closed the ports of Boston until the Leaders paid for the tea that was dumped into the harbor by the Sons of Liberty in 1773.The coervice Act was passed by Parliament. Coervice means to force. The Coervice Act would force the colonists to follow laws they thought were unfairThe Coercive Act is a law to punish the colonist in Boston.
Intolerable Acts. Also known as the Coercive Acts; a series of British measures passed in 1774 and designed to punish the Massachusetts colonists for the Boston Tea Party. For example, one of the laws closed the port of Boston until the colonists paid for the tea that they had destroyed.
The coercive acts, also known as the Intolerable Acts, the four pieces of legislation passed by Parliament in 1774 in response to the Boston Tea Party were meant to punish the colonies
The coercive act was what British thought to be the punishment for the colonists having the Boston tea party.
Coercive or Intolerable Acts
The Intolerable Acts.
First, it is worth noting that the "Coercive Acts" were what England and the British monarchy called the laws meant to punish the American colonists. But in the colonies, these acts had a very different name: they were referred to as the Intolerable Acts. The harbor in question was Boston Harbor, and the colonists defied the British government by dumping a large quantity of tea into the harbor as a protest.
The colonists called the Coercive Acts the "Intolerable Acts".
The Coercive Acts stated that Boston Harbor would be closed until all the tea dumped during the Boston Tea Party were fully paid for by the colonists; therefore, it deprived Boston of its water trade.